David Teten at Princeton Entrepreneurs Network, Nov. 8th, NYC

Princeton NY NetNights
, Princeton Entrepreneurs Network , and SoundBoard


an intimate evening with David Teten

CEO of Nitron Advisors, LLC

And co-author of “The Virtual Handshake: Opening Doors and Closing Deals Online”
Nov. 8th

Online networks are quickly becoming essential tools for business. As “social software” such as blogging, social network sites, virtual communities, and web conferencing becomes increasingly popular, you need to make sure you don’t fall behind. “The Virtual Handshake” provides the tools to take advantage of these new technologies and become dramatically more successful in business. It is particularly focused on helping you sign new customers, meet new business partners, recruit star employees, and even find your dream job.

Mitch Schlimer, SoundBoard Chairman and host of the nationally syndicated radio show “Let’s Talk Business,” will conduct an interview with David Teten followed by Q&A from the audience.

Some of the issues to be discussed include:

– Creating a powerful corporate professional presence online
– Attracting business in online networks
– Starting and promoting your own blog
– Ensuring your privacy and safety online

Copies of “The Virtual Handshake” will be available for sale at the event.

DATE: Tuesday, November 8th, 2005

This event is only for Princeton alumni and SoundBoard members, who can register through their respective networks:
Princeton NY NetNights

+ Princeton Entrepreneurs Network , and
+ SoundBoard



David Teten is a serial entrepreneur and CEO of Nitron Advisors, an independent research firm which uses social software to help hedge funds, venture capitalists, and buyout funds to learn directly from frontline industry experts. He is also Chairman of Teten Recruiting, an executive recruiting firm specializing in serving the hedge fund, private equity, investment banking, and strategy consulting industries.

David is the coauthor of “The Virtual Handshake: Opening Doors and Closing Deals Online,” with Scott Allen. “The Virtual Handshake” is the first mass market book about how businesspeople can find new clients, new business partners, or even a new job by leveraging online networks. This new book has received rave reviews from BusinessWeek, Harvard Business School Working Knowledge, and many other publications.

David runs the Virtual Handshake resource site and blog (www.thevirtualhandshake.com); writes a personal blog, Brain Food (Teten.com/blog); and co-writes a column about online networks for FastCompany.com. He was recently honored by Human Capital magazine for his innovative use of social software.

David formerly was CEO of an investment bank focusing on serving the internet domain name asset class, which he built to 450 customers. He is a former Bear Stearns investment banker and strategy consultant. David holds a Harvard MBA and a Yale BA.


Mitch Schlimer, also a serial entrepreneur, is Chairman of SoundBoard, a company that creates and facilitates peer-advisory boards for small business owners. Formerly a pro tennis player, Mitch found his calling after injury forced him to quit playing and he established a tennis coaching business. He made a name for himself as a franchise consultant to clients such as Subway, Dunkin’ Donuts, and Blockbuster Video, and through creating enterprises such as one of the first companies to catalogue the contents of homes and businesses for the insurance industry. In 1994 he started the nationally syndicated radio show “Let’s Talk Business” for business owners seeking advice on growing their companies. Eleven years later, Mitch’s passion for helping business owners overcome barriers remains strong and is realized through his show, one-on-one coaching, and SoundBoard’s peer-advisory boards. Mitch has had the privilege of interviewing business stars such as Richard Branson, Harvey Mackay, Anita Roddick, Brian Tracy, and many others.